Diann G. Scaravilli, an actor by training, talks about her background in the performing arts, her roles in fundraising and event planning, and her association with Cleveland State. She gives her educational history, which took her out of the state of Ohio, and her romantic interests that brought her back. She mentions being on the Board of Trustees at CSU during a turbulent moment (the so-called Winbush Affair) that was surrounded by a landmark event (the 25th Anniversary Gala).Through her tenure as a trustee, she experienced the leadership of three presidents and three chairmen, and she describes what that was like. Finally, she ends by discussing the potential of CSU and of Cleveland, in general, she has high hopes for the present and the future.
Scaravilli, Diann G. (interviewee)
Wickens, Joseph (interviewer)
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"Diann G. Scaravilli Interview, 8 August 2014" (2014). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 500023.